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A new procedural for the integration of the HIL simulation system for on-orbit docking. 769-773, ISBN Shenzhen Institute of Advanced Technology, Mar. 2007, IEEE, Shenzhen, China. Chang, T. ; Cong, D. ; Ye, Z. M. & Han, J. W. (2007b). Time problems in HIL simulation for on-orbit docking and compensation. 841-846. IEEE Industrial Electronics (IE) Chapter & Harbin Institute of Technology, Ma. 2007, Harbin, China， Chang, T. ; Cong, D. ; Ye, Z. M. & Han, J. W. (2007c). Electro-hydraulic servo control system design of HIL simulator for spacecraft on-orbit docking.
However, while it is accurate that the launch mass is typically reduced this does not directly result in a reduced launch vehicle cost as the reduction may not be sufficient to allow the use of a less capable, and hence lower cost, launch vehicle. As such the launch cost is only reduced if the reduced launch mass allows a smaller launch vehicle to be used, meaning that launch cost varies as a step function while launch mass linearly increases. Finally, it should be noted that if the total mission cost is high, say, 500+ M€ then 45 Solar Sailing: Applications and Technology Advancement reducing the launch mass cost by 10 – 20 M€ is a cost saving of order 2 – 4 %, which may not be considered a good cost/risk ratio for the project and indeed, the cost saving may be insufficient to pay for the additional development of the technology.